Fiji Embassy of Washington D.C. 1707 L STREET, SUITE 200, N.W.
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
info@fijiembassydc.com
Tel: 202.466.8320
Fax: 202.466.8325
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VISA AND VISA TYPES

VISA

Visa is a pre-entry authority issued to a non-citizen passport holder from non-visa exempted countries that authorizes the passport holder, to travel from his/her country or any destination country outside of Fiji to Fiji’s borders.

A visa does not give automatic entry rights into Fiji for the holder.

All Visa applications are considered on merit and on a case by case basis. Visa may be granted to a non-citizen if for visiting friends/families, for holiday, business purposes, transit purposes or for joining a vessel as crew or passenger. Visa may also be granted to a representative of a foreign government and his/her relative.

Visa Application

VISA TYPES

1. Single Entry Visa (SEV)
This visa is valid for a single journey to Fiji only for the period of 3 months from the date of issue and the visit not to exceed 4 months stay.
2. Multiple Entry Visa (MEV)
This visa is valid for multiple journeys to Fiji for the period of 12 months from the date of issue and visit not to exceed 4 months on each visit.

Visa Application Requirements

  1. Holiday Purpose (Family/Friends/Hotel)
    • Visitors Visa Application form
    • Certified Copy of the Passport (Bio data page)
    • Two (02) recent passport size photos
    • Confirmation of pre-booked hotel (If accommodated at hotel)
    • Local Sponsor letter (if accommodated with family/friends)
    • A copy of the travel itinerary/ticket
    • Proof of funds to sustain duration of stay (e.g. recent Bank Statement/Visa cards)
    • Copy of Sponsor Valid I.D./Passport/Permit
    • Proof of approved visa and onward ticket (if applicant is traveling to another country needing a visa)
    • Consent letter from spouse (if travelling alone)
    • Consent letter from parents (for 18 years and under) and travelling alone
    • Leave letter is approved
    • A reply-paid courier envelope (FEDEX/UPS, etc) to enable the Embassy to return your passport to you safely and promptly
  2. Transitting Purpose
    • Visitors Visa Application form
    • Proof of approved visa/permit for the next destination
    • Proof of onward ticket to the next destination and another outward ticket if travelling out of the destination
    • Certified Copy of Passport
    • Two (02) passport size photos
  3. Business/Training/Workshops Purpose
    • Visitors Visa Application form
    • Two (02) Certified photos
    • Certified Copy of Passport
    • Sponsor letter if local company/organization is sponsoring to indicate the undertaking person for the duration of his period
    • A copy of the travel itinerary/ticket
  4. Fishing Agencies (Crew/Seaman)
    • Visitors Visa Application form
    • Letter from the organization
    • Certified Copy of the Passport (Bio date page)
    • Certified Copy of itinerary/ticket if joining vessel in another destination
    • Crew List

Single Entry Fees US $66.00
Multiple Entry Fees US $121.00

Mailing Address:
EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI
1707 L Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036

Processing Time

Once a visa application is lodged at the Fiji Embassy, we assess your documents to ensure all items required are in order. We then scan/fax these to our Desk Officer at the Immigration Department in Suva for processing and approval.

It takes 14 working days to process visa applications from the date of receipt by the Visa Officer in Suva. The delay in processing may occur due to incomplete information, a need for further clarification, or verification of submitted documents.

Notification of Visa Approval or Refusal

  1. The Visas are endorsed on the passport with the approval of the visa, validity of the visa and duration of the stay in Fiji.
  2. The visa application which is unsuccessful, the applicant is notified in writing of the refusal of visa application with justified reasons for refusal.

1707 L Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036

List of visa exempted countries

Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands [NZ passport holder] Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Commonwealth Dominica, Estonia, The federal Republic of Germany, The federated States of Micronesia, Finland, France, The Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Holy See (Vatican), Hong Kong [SAR] Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lesotho, Luxemburg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Nauru, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Serbia, Slovak Republic, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe

A National or citizen of a country not listed above who holds an outward ticket for travel from the Fiji Islands to a destination in another country for which he or she holds a visa an will continue his or her journey from a port or an airport of disembarkation in the Fiji Islands to such destination on a ship or an aircraft that is scheduled to depart the Fiji Islands within 3 hours after the time of disembarkation.

Nationals of other countries not included in the list of exempted countries require pre-arranged visas, which can be applied for at the nearest Fiji Embassy or High Commission closer to their country of residence. Visas may be extended on application to the Department of Immigration in Suva, Lautoka or Nadi.

Requirements for Applicants from Exempted Countries

  • A valid passport that does not expire within 6 months from the date of departure from Fiji
  • Return air tickets showing the date of departure from Fiji or the country of your next visit
  • Proof that you have enough funds for your travel to Fiji in the form of a bank statement (translated in English)

 

 
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